Daily coronavirus coverage – mid June 2020

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11 a.m. update June 26, 2020

Indian River County added 62 new positive coronavirus cases Friday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 541, while the death count remained at 16.

The 62 new Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said eight out of the 16 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 51 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were five people still in the hospital as of Friday, with two on ventilators, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 258 are white, 38 are black, 109 are Hispanic, 51 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 12,834 people total in the county, with 541 testing positive and 12,291 testing negative. Officials said 27 test results were pending.

The dashboard showed a 4.2 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 8,942, bringing the total to 122,960. The number of deaths increased by 39, raising the statewide death toll to 3,366.

11 a.m. update June 25, 2020

Indian River County added 22 new positive coronavirus cases, along with one new death, on Thursday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 479, while the death count increased to 16.

The new Indian River County death is:

  • An 87-year-old woman with no travel history and unknown contact with an infected person. The woman’s case was counted June 14.

The 22 new Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said six out of the 16 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 51 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 11 people still in the hospital as of Sunday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 242 are white, 28 are black, 101 are Hispanic, 48 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 12,349 people total in the county, with 479 testing positive and 11,866 testing negative. Officials said 29 test results were pending.

The dashboard showed a 3.9 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 5,004, bringing the total to 114,018. The number of deaths increased by 46, raising the statewide death toll to 3,327.

11 a.m. update June 24, 2020

Indian River County added 35 new positive coronavirus cases on Wednesday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 457, while the death count remained at 15.

The 35 new Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said six out of the 15 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 50 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 11 people still in the hospital as of Sunday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 233 are white, 25 are black, 98 are Hispanic, 48 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 11,829 people total in the county, with 457 testing positive and 11,368 testing negative. Officials said 28 test results were pending.

The dashboard shows a 3.9 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 5,511, bringing the total to 109,014. The number of deaths increased by 43, raising the statewide death toll to 3,281.

11 a.m. update June 23, 2020

Indian River County added 13 new positive coronavirus cases on Tuesday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 422, while the death count remained at 15.

The 13 new Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said six out of the 15 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 48 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 11 people still in the hospital as of Sunday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 216 are white, 23 are black, 88 are Hispanic, 43 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 11,590 people total in the county, with 422 testing positive and 11,164 testing negative. Officials said 28 test results were pending.

The dashboard shows a 3.6 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 3,286, bringing the total to 103,503. The number of deaths increased by 65, raising the statewide death toll to 3,238.

11 a.m. update June 22, 2020

Indian River County added 20 new positive coronavirus cases on Monday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 409, while the death count remained at 15.

The 20 new cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said six out of the 15 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 48 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 13 people still in the hospital as of last Friday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 211 are white, 23 are black, 80 are Hispanic, 38 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 11,493 people total in the county, with 409 testing positive and 11,080 testing negative. Officials said 28 test results were pending.

The dashboard shows a 3.6 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 2,926, bringing the total to 100,217. The number of deaths increased by 12, raising the statewide death toll to 3,173.

11 a.m. update June 21, 2020

Indian River County added 20 new positive coronavirus cases, along with one new death, on Sunday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 389, while the death count increased to 15.

The new Indian River County death is:

  • An 86-year-old woman with no travel history, but who had known contact with an infected person. The woman’s case was counted June 18.

The 20 new cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said six out of the 15 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 48 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 13 people still in the hospital as of Friday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 203 are white, 23 are black, 73 are Hispanic, 37 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 11,153 people total in the county, with 389 testing positive and 10,761 testing negative. Officials said 28 test results were pending.

The dashboard shows a 3.5 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 3,494, bringing the total to 97,291. The number of deaths increased by 17, raising the statewide death toll to 3,161.

11 a.m. update June 20, 2020

Indian River County added 52 new positive coronavirus cases, along with one new death, on Saturday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 369, while the death count increased to 14.

The new Indian River County death is:

  • A 42-year-old man with no travel history. The man’s case was counted June 19.

The 52 new cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said six out of the 14 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 46 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 13 people still in the hospital as of Friday, health officials said. This is an increase by nine from last week’s numbers.

For the Indian River County cases, 186 are white, 21 are black, 73 are Hispanic, 35 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 10,143 people total in the county, with 369 testing positive and 9,773 testing negative. Officials said 29 test results were pending.

The dashboard shows a 3.6 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 4,049, bringing the total to 93,797. The number of deaths increased by 40, raising the statewide death toll to 3,144.

11 a.m. update June 19, 2020

Indian River County added 33 new positive coronavirus cases, along with one new death, on Friday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 317, while the death count increased to 13.

The new Indian River County death is:

  • A 70-year-old woman with no travel history and unknown contact with an infected person. The woman’s case was counted June 17.

The 33 new cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list. 

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said six out of the 13 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

So far, a total of 46 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 13 people still in the hospital as of Friday, health officials said. This is an increase by nine from last week’s numbers.

For the Indian River County cases, 184 are white, 21 are black, 68 are Hispanic, 33 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 9,748 people total in the county, with 317 testing positive and 9,431 testing negative. Officials said 27 test results were pending.

The dashboard shows a 3.3 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily. But, on Friday, health officials noted the weekly positivity rate had increased from 3.6 percent to 6.3 percent.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 3,822, bringing the total to 89,748. The number of deaths increased by 43, raising the statewide death toll to 3,104.

11 a.m. update June 18, 2020

Indian River County added 28 new positive coronavirus cases on Thursday, upping the total to 284, according to the Florida Department of Health’s dashboard. The number of COVID-19 related deaths in the county remained at 12.

The 28 new Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s case-by-case list.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

So far, a total of 43 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were four people still in the hospital as of last Friday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 166 are white, 20 are black, 60 are Hispanic, 31 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

Health officials have tested 9,606 people total in the county, with 284 testing positive and 9,322 testing negative. Officials said 26 test results were pending.

The dashboard shows a 3.0 percent positivity rate for Indian River County, reported daily. But, last week, health officials noted the weekly positivity rate had increased to 3.6 percent.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 3,207, bringing the total to 85,926. The number of deaths increased by 43, raising the statewide death toll to 3,061.

See previous daily virus coverage here.

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